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December 31, 1981

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Hog Sons .n ezy , ..... $prin port, Mich. 49284 1981 i ii!:' "The Voice of the Lignite City" Box 509, Malakoff, Texas 148 489=0531 cents single copy THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 1981 Q 8 February 1 9 a rabid skunk waS killed in ,March 26 Malako# "Citi,n of the year') after winning in the reglonaltour- new year was to a good The Trinidad Trojans continued Malakoff and alerted to the Scan Patrick Lawler waS at the annual Chamber of COrn nament hosted in Malako# over ca/4 with the announcement to lead their district 43A in dangers o/animals. "named aS Muscular Dystrophy mercebanquet, the weekend. .rly January of plans to hasketballaction, while L.Poynor A Fellowship of Christian Association poSter child for the Nationally the newS waS grim aS Ernest Jenkins waS named ,lop a YMCA park in took wins over both the Cross Athletes organization waS formed Greater East To, as region, president Ronald Reagan and mayor in Trinidad and Howard koff. Roads Bobcats and Lady Bob- at Malakoff High Schoolandof- Bubba and Nancy Jackson three officials were injured by gun- Julian remained mayor of lb, Malako# Tigerettes were cats. Malako# Tigers lost to ficerswereelected, proudly announced the arrival of a shot inanassasinationattempt. Malakoff aS a result of April 5 ,ted by Ennis and then gained Fairfield in overtime and tied with The Trinidad Trojans lost their iSon' James Derek. April 9 elections. ctory over the Athens Hornet- the Eagles in first round play. Be-District bid against the George A. Capuano waS named ankston's Indians defeated McAtee Realty of Athens an- LaPoynor team, ending their April 2 __ _ __ Malakoff Little Dribblers ma or of Caner City. IncumbentS gers, then the Tigers in turn nounced plans to open an in season. Nannie Drake waS named headed fer the national tournament See.EV,EW, pa,e4 Mahank in two exciting Malako#, joining the already growing business community. news included approval for Big newS of the week was the development of a new hospital opening o/the modern new Citixen Cedar Creek Lake Area. State Bank building on Feb. 17. 15 February 26 councilmen decided Delhi Gas Pipeline Corporation ,heir. own brand,4 ' ghting announced plans to construct a ell** when they voted in natural ,,as processin,, plant and ,y not to pay the ndatod suqur recovery ct, tg one mice the newly created Hender- south and miles west o/the Tri AppraisaI District. Cities Church, near Malako#. Russell Farver set a Malako# County made news ,he opening of the new county High School record in basketball by scoring his 5.12th point of the SeaSon. ,22 The Marsco plant, located near Henderson County YM- Trinidad, dampened ,he economy busy at work in Malakoff by shutlng down operation of their treeS to be removed/ram faci ty. of the proposed park. nation celebrated as 52 who had been held in Iran fer 444 days were their homeland. 29 Trin d's Lady Trojans ended their basketball season and the Wortham five defeated Trinidad's boys in a district upset. The Trojans returned with a win over the Dawson Bulldogs. The Malako# Tigers were dealt a serious set-hack by the fee of $6,673.45 to Teague Lions with u 66-55 County Appraisal defeat. Trinidad city councilmen councilmen bowed to and agreed to pay the established a curfew /or residents as a result of two recent fights and reports of fast driving and r ing of autos at night. Ma,ch 5 I.S.D. trustees an election for April 4, to fill the seats held by Tanner and Charles Mar- 5 . Graveside services were held this McKean o/Bushwhacker week /,or former resident, Texas on Cedar Creek Lake Ranger Kelly J. Whitehead. The Tigers lost to Fairfield world sp..d record in a and brought national 60-37 to end their season andany to the lake area. hopes/or the District 18AAA Malako# Tigers continued crown. s,e winning streak and are The Trinidad Trojans won for district with Westwood District 43 A by dofeating heskethallcompetltion. Mildred 39-31. March 12 .... /:2 , city and school elections Don Mccerd, Malako# pollce set for AprilS. 4ricer for the past year, was Malak4 Tigers continued named police chief by action o/the in their race for "hedlstrict city council. tn basketball by defeating March 19 .and then Westwood, the Tigerettes ended their Malako# I.S. D. trusteeS voted to honor the present contract Trinidad Trojans captured o/Heed Coach and athletic direc= 43A first round tide tar Phil Trice in a--rathon the Mildred Eagles meeting that lasted until2 a.m. Bulldogs. Area residents were advised that !i,! WHAT BETTER WAY to start the New Year than the choice made by Dr. P.T. of babies for area resldenuL came m Kiiman as he holds a new Godchild, Jenny Kay Tanner, three=week old daughter (Staff photo by Lore Callaway) of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Tanner. Dr. Kilman, who has delivered two generations Malagml in 1931 to establish his practice. Malakoff Police Chief Don McCord 4:15 p.m. Friday killed Raymond Karl reported this week that Malakoff was Vincent Jr., 23, of Fort Worth, a driver, the exception over the holiday in recor= and Richard A. Musgrove, 31, of cling traffic accidents. Midland, a passanger, the DPS said. McCord said that the police depar- tment was not called to the scene of any orl accident during the period. Bur ars hit By. Sunday evening at least 31 people had died in traffic accidents since o;*r' nru- Texas Department of Public Safety .ILJ ~) troopers began their count a t6p.m. D b 23 Christmas Eve. All but seven of the ecem er deaths came in single-fatility acciden= ts, according to the patrol. Malakoff Police Chief Don McCord The single worst accident killed three reported that burglars broke into Smith Lawton, Okla. residents and injured Drug Store sometime in the early mar- two others in a two-car collision about ning hours of Dec. 23. 5:15 p.m. Saturday in Parmer County. McCord said the burglary was cam= Two 21-year=old West Point cadets mitted sometime after 2 a.m. the last were killed when a sports car ran off an time the business was checked by 1-20 overpass at Cockrell Hill Road in police officers prior to finding evidence Duncanvllle Sunday. The cadets were of the crime. identified as Michael Charbonneau, San The thief gained entrance through the Antonio, the driver, and Richard Wash- back door of the business, according to burn, Arlington, a passanger. McCord, and took over $500 in mer- A two-car, head-on collision two miles chandise. east of Stanton in Martin County about The case is still under investigation. MEETINGS Malakoff Volunteer Firemen will meet for a training session Monday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m. at the fire station. Malakoff Dad's Club will hold their regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m. at the club's facilities. Malakoff Rotarians will hold their regular weekly meeting at noon Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the Harbor House Restaurant. Malakoff Art Society will hold its regular monthly meeting tn the City Hall Con. ference Room Tuesday, January 5, at 7 p,m. Jean Corley will do a demonstration of mixing and painting. Malakoff Masonic Lodge will have no meetings until January 7.. Log Cabin Estates Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a New Year's Eve Dance Dec. 31, 1981 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Music will be by Grape Creek Ranch Band. The event is a fund raiser for the fire department. Please come out and help ring in the New Year. Blackeyed peas will be served at midnight. Everyone is invited. There will be a charge at the door. OFFIC[ HOURS The Melakoff News office is open on a regular basis from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For your con- venience, please contact the office during those hours to assure that your news is included. COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS To n~he sure people are aware of. your organization's activities, contact the MeiakMf News st 489-0531. For an item to aPPonr in the Thursday publication it must be received at the News office by 4 p.m. on the precoedi~ Monday. Of JHNJNE INFORMATION Deadline for news items, classified ads and display advertising for the Thursday publicatinn,dsta of the Melekoff News is 4 p.m. the preceedini Monday. For further information contact the News office at 489-053l.